Russia slammed the brakes on Ireland Women’s race to the Rio Olympics with a 10 – 19 win in the semi final of the Global Repechage Dublin 7’s at the UCD Bowl yesterday afternoon. Ireland regrouped to beat Kazakhstan in the third place play off, re-qualifying for the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series next season in the … Continue reading Women: Russian roadblock on Road to Rio!
South Africa (13) 19 TRY: JP Pietersen. CON: Elton Jantjies. PEN: Elton Jantjies (3), Ruan Combrinck. Ireland (10) 13 TRY: Luke Marshall. CON: Paddy Jackson. PEN: Paddy Jackson (2). Ireland failed in their bid to win their first test series in South Africa, going down 19 – 13 in the final decider in Port Elizabeth on … Continue reading Ireland: South Africa 19 Ireland 13
The Olympic Sevens Global Repechage is taking place this weekend at the UCD Bowl, Dublin. Live coverage starts from 10:00 am with Ireland’s quarter final against Tunisia kicking off at 11:50 am. Ireland Squad. Lucy Mulhall, Megan Williams, Audrey O’Flynn, Amee Leigh Crowe, Stacey Flood, Ashleigh Baxter, Alison Miller, Kim Flood, Louise Galvin, Aoife Doyle, Niamh Briggs, … Continue reading Women: Global Repechage Dublin Sevens Day 2 – Live
If ever there was a Super Saturday in Irish Rugby well then this is it. We have Ireland Women striving for Olympic Qualification down in Dublin all day today, at 4:00pm we have Ireland Men going for an historic series win against South Africa in Port Elizabeth and at 7:00 pm we have Ireland U20’s … Continue reading Ireland: Super Saturday Live
Teams are up for Saturday’s 2016 World Rugby U20 Championship Final between Ireland and England that takes place at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Kick off 19:00, live on Sky Sports/TG4. Unsurprisingly there are no changes for Ireland after their successful semi-final win against Argentina and from what I can see there aren’t any changes … Continue reading U20 WRC: Teams up for Ireland v England Final
Win, lose or draw tomorrow, this group of Ireland U20’s players have already made history, being the first Irish side to make the final of this Championship and to be honest they have done it in fine style scoring fourteen tries along the way. You can read the full match reports and view stacks of pictures … Continue reading U20 WRC: The History Boys.
The teams for Saturdays Final Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth were announced earlier today. Unfortunately Jared Payne has joined Robbie Henshaw on the injury list so there are two changes to the team that won the first test with Tiernan O’Halloran coming in for Payne and Stuart Olding replacing Henshaw. The only other change … Continue reading Ireland: Teams up for Final South African Test